Candidate Survey: Kaden Snyder for Washington County Commissioner Primary Election Survey


Name *

Kaden Snyder

Age *


Office Sought *

County Commissioner

County *


Political Party *


Education *

High School Diploma

Career/Occupation *

Substitute Teacher

Political Experience *

Vice President of the Washington county republican club pac 2020-2021

Social Media Accounts *

Why are you running for office? *

I am running for county commissioner because i am and sick and tired of high taxes and wasteful spending. I want to finally make sure that our emergency services are fully funded because for too long they have been put on the back burner and it is unfair to our community. I would also like to bring stronger ethics to our county government.

Who do you consider your political role model, and why? *

County Commissioner Terry Baker. He is extremely trustworthy and has a extreme passion for Washington county. He is one of the reasons that i wanted to run for county commissioner because i believe we need more people like him in our local government.

What is your favorite book about politics and policy, and why? *

1984. Although it is a fiction book it shows the importance of free thought and speech and how important it is to keep it.

What will be your top priority in office? *

Making sure that our emergency services are fully funded

What is the biggest issue facing your area? *

The Opioid epidemic

What are the three biggest issues facing Maryland? *

1.Extremely High Taxes 2.Unconstitutional attacks on our 2nd amendment rights 3.Rising Crime

What is your position on life issues? (abortion, assisted suicide) *

All Life is valuable and should be protected

What is your position on taxes and spending? *

I believe that high taxes are unfair to the citizens of Washington county given that our county government has had a surplus in every budget in the past 10 years. The county needs to stop wasteful spending and lower income and property taxes for its citizens.

What is your position on gun rights? *

I fully support the right of every american citizens to bear arms

What is your position on the legalization of marijuana? *

I support the legalization of marijuana

What is your position on the current three-tiered system for the sale and distribution of alcohol? *

Its worked for the past few decades. No change needed

What is your position on land use, growth, and development? *

growing and developing our community is extremely important because it will bring more jobs and grow our tax base.

What is your position on crime and public safety? *

crime is on the rise in Washington county particularly in Hagerstown. We should fully back our law enforcement and provide them with the tools necessary to fight the increase in crime.

What is your position on county tax caps? *


Was Joe Biden legitimately elected President of the United States in the November 2020 Election? *


Do you pledge to accept the results of your election? *